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Bicknell's thrush nestlings

Looking Out for Bicknell’s Thrushes in New Hampshire and Beyond

6/27/2013 // By Kelly Senser

Despite closing down in 1984, the Mittersill Ski Area in New Hampshire’s White Mountains never stopped attracting skiers. Wooed by the challenging terrain, these adventure seekers risked getting injured or lost in the unpatrolled landscape. To address this problem, the […] Read more >

U.S. Fish and Wildlife

Climate Change Spells Peril for Puffins (Updated)

6/4/2013 // By Mary Price

With its distinctive appearance, the Atlantic puffin has been endowed with colorful names—from “sea parrot” to “the clown of the sea,” and even “sea rooster.” Nicknames aside, these tuxedoed waddlers are causing increased concern and sounding a now all-too-familiar alarm […] Read more >

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Visiting the Wild Western Arctic Reserve

10/18/2012 // By Guest Author

The following is a guest post from Larry Bartlett from Fairbanks, Alaska—he gives a firsthand account of  traveling in the Western Arctic Reserve (also known as the National Petroleum Reserve or NPR-A), the single largest unit of public land in the nation […] Read more >

Pine warbler perching on a pine cone

Photo of the Day: A Prickly Perch

7/6/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group and tag them with PhotoOfTheDay-NWF12. Don’t have a Flickr account? It’s free and […] Read more >

Cedar waxwing

Photo of the Day: Cedar Waxwing

6/23/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Cedar waxwing Photo by Flickr member JosieN2010 See more of JosieN2010′s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our […] Read more >

Sportsmen Come to DC to Protect Arctic Wildlife

VIDEO: Five Voices for Protecting Arctic Wildlife

5/30/2012 // By Robyn Carmichael

How does oil and gas drilling in the Arctic affect a farmer in Indiana? What about a sportsman in New Mexico? Last week, a group of five dedicated folks from all across the country made the trek to Washington, DC […] Read more >

Prothonotary warbler, Mill Creek Streamway Park, Kansas

Photo of the Day: Sing Your Heart Out

5/29/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Prothonotary warbler in Mill Creek Streamway Park, Kansas Photo by Flickr member tomblandford. See more of tomblandford’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the […] Read more >

Yellow-rumped warbler in bradford pear tree

Photo of the Day: Yellow-rumped Warbler

5/24/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Create a haven for birds and other critters in your own backyard and have it designated as an official Certified Wildlife Habitat site. Certify before the end of May and we’ll plant a tree in your honor!>>     This […] Read more >

Western tanager in Jackson, Wyoming

Photo of the Day: Western Tanager

4/22/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Photogenic Passerines Check out more great photos in the “Birds” category of the 2012 National Wildlife Photo Contest. Share images, vote for your favorites and enter your own pics for a chance to win! This Photo of the Day was donated […] Read more >

Osprey catching fish

Invite an Osprey into your Family

1/11/2012 // By Carla Brown

  I read to my kids each night, but this week, we read a book that really made a difference to us. Wild Wings by Gill Lewis The book is about two friends in Scotland who find an osprey. Ospreys are […] Read more >